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1966 Houston AstrosNational League (MLB)
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Gene Freese played for the 1966 Houston Astros
LeagueNational LeagueLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAstros
LocationHouston,Texas
Record72-90 (8th)League Rank8thMLB Rank18th
BallparkAstrodome
ManagerGrady HattonGeneral ManagerTal Smith
CoachesJim Busby (Third Base Coach), Nellie Fox (Assistant Coach), Al Heist (Assistant Coach), Gordon Jones (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickWayne Twitchell (#3)
Attendance1,872,108 (Rank: 3rd)
Years Available1962-2018

Team History -- 1966 Statistics -- 1966 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1966 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
16Sonny JacksonssL21150596801746532549144253327209.292.341.334.67519914670.315.042.171.3056.37.91.30.5198.78.1
1963-   UDFA-HOU
 
14Bob Aspromonte3bR2815256055141163852043563233722.252.297.334.63118727603.270.082.138.2785.810.51.81.370.019.2    
10Rusty StaubofL221535546015528313812158611781313.280.345.412.75722844628.291.132.238.3289.29.71.12.142.628.4
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
17Chuck Harrison1bR2511943452111232952203769231412.256.316.380.69616534477.286.124.214.3097.814.51.91.948.230.6
1963-   UDFA-HOU
 
7John BatemancR25131433391212431770002074546917.279.315.467.78220244468.299.188.233.3354.315.83.73.625.536.4
1962-   UDFA-HOU
 
18Joe Morgan2bL2212242560121148542118894339232.285.410.391.80116627528.306.106.322.36216.98.10.51.085.022.3
1962-   UDFA-HOU
 
24Jimmy WynnofR241054186210721118621310418113447.256.321.440.76118440467.276.184.289.3348.817.32.03.923.237.4
1962-   UDFA-CIN
 
20Lee MayeofL311153583810312493643202602356.288.323.419.74215025383.288.131.190.3235.26.81.32.439.824.3
1954-   UDFA-MLB
 
21Dave NicholsonofR26100280366984103111469232260.246.356.411.76711522333.328.165.329.33813.827.62.03.028.031.9
1958-   UDFA-BAL
 
22Ron DavisofR2448194214810121922132643024.247.308.340.6486613214.277.093.160.2896.112.22.00.997.027.1
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
15Bob Lillis2b-ssR36681641438600111174052010.232.260.268.528446178.235.036.079.2373.92.30.60.00.015.8
1951-   UDFA-BRO
 
25Felix Mantilla3b-1bR317715116335062210113221106.219.279.371.6505611166.237.152.232.2916.619.32.93.625.233.3    
4Jim Gentile1bL324914416356171800213941033.243.355.444.7996414170.286.201.347.35212.422.91.94.120.640.0    
9Ron BrandcR26561231230200100291323236.244.301.260.561322139.268.016.073.2496.59.41.40.00.06.7
1958-   UDFA-PIT
 
8Bill HeathcL2755123123760081091110014.301.353.350.703436133.330.049.130.3156.88.31.20.00.016.2
1960-   UDFA-PHI
 
39Dave GiustipR26417451760090032406000.230.260.311.57123683.340.081.122.2543.628.98.00.00.035.3
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
35Mike CuellarpL2938714810110023704001.113.137.169.30612277.212.056.085.1392.648.118.51.371.025.0
1957-   UDFA-CIN
 
49Larry DierkerpR19296761020140022102003.149.174.224.39815371.200.075.104.1792.829.610.51.467.030.0
1964-   UDFA-HOU
 
13Turk FarrellpR3232482700130001601000.146.146.208.35410149.194.062.063.1560.032.70.02.048.014.3    
30Bob BrucepR3325392300010011407000.077.100.077.1773047.120.000.026.0842.129.814.00.00.00.0
1953-   UDFA-DET
 
34Norm MillerofL201134150013002800010.147.194.235.4298136.160.088.147.1835.622.24.02.834.020.0
1964-   UDFA-ANA
 
11Gene Freese3b-2bR3221331300001051100001.091.211.091.3023038.136.000.182.16113.229.02.20.00.00.0    
29Brock DavisofL221027241001105400000.148.281.185.4665132.174.037.259.23115.612.50.80.00.025.0
1963-   UDFA-HOU
 
28Aaron PointerofR241126591015115610000.346.469.500.96913232.421.154.346.43215.618.81.23.126.022.2
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
48Barry LatmanpR303126140001002800001.154.214.154.3684028.222.000.077.1767.128.64.00.00.00.0    
37Chris ZacharypL2210180420030001000100.222.211.333.5446219.444.111.111.2290.052.60.00.00.050.0
1962-   UDFA-HOU
 
38Robin RobertspB391316110000002503000.063.167.063.2301021.091.000.125.1269.523.82.50.00.00.0    
46Joe GainesofR291113411000003500000.077.250.154.4042116.125.077.308.20918.831.31.70.00.0100.0
1956-   UDFA-CIN
 
40Ron TaylorpR283612021000000500001.167.167.250.4173112.286.083.083.1820.041.70.00.00.050.0
1956-   UDFA-CLE
 
36Claude RaymondpR29629110000000501000.111.111.111.2221010.250.000.000.0990.050.00.00.00.00.0
1955-   UDFA-MLB
 
12Nate Colbert1bR20197300000000400000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.057.10.00.00.00.0
1964-   UDFA-SLN
 
27Dave AdleshcR2236000000000400000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.066.70.00.00.00.0
1963-   UDFA-HOU
 
22Greg SimsofB2076110000001300000.167.286.167.453107.333.000.167.22514.342.93.00.00.00.0
1965-   UDFA-PIT
 
11Julio Gotay3bR2745000000000000000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1957-   UDFA-SLN
 
33Jim OwenspR32404000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.075.00.00.00.00.0    
41Carroll SemberapR24243000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.066.70.00.00.00.0
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
31Gary KrollpR24103000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.066.70.00.00.00.0
1959-   UDFA-PHI
 
23Don WilsonpR2112011000000000000.500.5001.0001.500212.500.500.500.6450.00.00.00.00.0100.0
1964-   UDFA-HOU
 
37Aurelio MonteagudopR22101000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1961-   UDFA-KC1
 
44Danny CoombspR2421000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1963-   UDFA-HOU
 
38Bob Watson1b-ofR2011000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1970-15- 362-CHN
 
46Don ArlichpL2371000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
48Don LeepR32910100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.8910.00.00.00.00.00.0    
Batting Totals: (43 players)1625511612140520335112570904749188534973761128.255.318.365.68320143506170.284.365.207.0008.014.31.81.849.224.9 

1966 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
35Mike CuellarL29STMLB12102.2238281011162227.1193795610521759101.087.640.402.066.933.373.13.5452.27
1957-   UDFA-CIN
 
39Dave GiustiR26STMLB15144.20343319400210.021511298235413114201.289.210.992.315.612.434.80.5173.50
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
49Larry DierkerR19STMLB1083.18292818200187.0173736617451084001.178.330.822.175.202.403.51.5563.30
1964-   UDFA-HOU
 
13Turk FarrellR32S/RMLB6104.603221113072152.2167847823281011101.289.841.361.655.953.614.95.3753.74    
30Bob BruceR33STMLB3135.34252321000129.216083771629711101.4611.111.112.014.932.455.76.1883.73
1953-   UDFA-DET
 
48Barry LatmanR30S/RMLB272.71319221151103.0884231535745001.197.690.443.066.472.113.67.2222.77    
36Claude RaymondR29R/CLMLB753.136206200421692.08539321025737001.208.320.982.457.142.923.82.5833.20
1955-   UDFA-MLB
 
40Ron TaylorR28RelMLB235.71361350011064.2894741510291001.5412.390.701.394.042.906.54.4003.13
1956-   UDFA-CLE
 
38Robin RobertsR39STMLB353.8213121111163.2793127710260001.4111.170.991.413.682.604.38.3753.64    
37Chris ZacharyR22S/RMLB353.441082001055.0442221132376001.387.200.165.246.051.163.60.3753.19
1962-   UDFA-HOU
 
33Jim OwensR32RelMLB474.68400400027250.0532926517323001.409.540.903.065.761.885.22.3643.59    
41Carroll SemberaR24RelMLB123.00240240011133.0361111316213001.589.820.824.365.731.313.00.3333.92
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
31Gary KrollR24RelMLB003.8010010002023.2261010211222101.599.890.764.188.372.003.80.0003.19
1959-   UDFA-PHI
 
48Don LeeR32RelMLB202.50909004018.017551492001.178.500.502.004.502.252.501.0002.94    
37Aurelio MonteagudoR22RelMLB004.7010010006115.1148811171001.668.220.596.464.110.644.70.0004.64
1961-   UDFA-KC1
 
42Frank CarpinL27RelMLB107.501001000406.09750620002.5013.500.009.003.000.3310.501.0004.89
1959-   UDFA-NYA
 
23Don WilsonR21RelMLB103.0010100006.05221170001.007.501.501.5010.507.003.001.0002.89
1964-   UDFA-HOU
 
46Don ArlichL23RelMLB0115.7570700104.011970411003.7524.750.009.002.250.2520.25.0005.05
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
44Danny CoombsL24RelMLB003.3720200102.24110030001.8213.500.000.0010.1203.37.0000.30
1963-   UDFA-HOU
 
38Jim RayR21RelMLB00null10100000.0010010000----------0.00null.000-
1963-   UDFA-BAL
 
Pitching Totals: (20 players)72903.75163163261349129261445146869560213039192960601.299.140.812.445.792.384.33.444  

1966 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PClaude Raymond29MLBp62-92741012.9170.180.12---62100.038.3Fielding by Day
PJim Owens32MLBp40-5001201121.0000.300.24---40100.024.7Fielding by Day
PMike Cuellar29MLBp38-2275382445.9561.130.19---38100.023.5Fielding by Day
PRon Taylor28MLBp36-64070071.0000.190.11---36100.022.2Fielding by Day
PDave Giusti26MLBp34-21018241043.9771.240.20---4182.921.0Fielding by Day
PTurk Farrell32MLBp32-15211132126.9230.750.16---32100.019.8Fielding by Day
PBarry Latman30MLBp31-1035161022.9550.680.20---31100.019.1Fielding by Day
PLarry Dierker19MLBp29-18713262141.9511.340.21---29100.017.9Fielding by Day
PBob Bruce33MLBp25-129151801331.0001.320.26---25100.015.4Fielding by Day
PCarroll Sembera24MLBp24-33360091.0000.380.27---24100.014.8Fielding by Day
PRobin Roberts39MLBp13-63291012.9170.850.17---13100.08.0Fielding by Day
PChris Zachary22MLBp10-55562013.8461.100.20---10100.06.2Fielding by Day
PGary Kroll24MLBp10-23140051.0000.500.22---10100.06.2Fielding by Day
PAurelio Monteagudo22MLBp10-15020121.0000.200.13---10100.06.2Fielding by Day
PFrank Carpin27MLBp10-600101.0000.000.00---10100.06.2Fielding by Day
PDon Lee32MLBp9-18361110.9001.000.50---9100.05.6Fielding by Day
PDon Arlich23MLBp7-4000000.000.00---7100.04.3Fielding by Day
PDanny Coombs24MLBp2-2000000.000.00---2100.01.2Fielding by Day
PJim Ray21MLBp1--000000.000.00---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PDon Wilson21MLBp1-6010111.0001.000.17---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CJohn Bateman25MLBc121--731631514809.9816.560.00--2113192.474.7Fielding by Day
CBill Heath27MLBc37--1672011188.9955.050.00--35567.322.8Fielding by Day
CRon Brand26MLBc25--132621140.9865.520.00--15644.615.4Fielding by Day
CDave Adlesh22MLBc1--11000111.00011.000.00---333.30.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BChuck Harrison25MLB1b114--974788681060.9929.230.00---11995.870.4Fielding by Day
1BJim Gentile32MLB1b43--32130428355.9898.160.00---4987.826.5Fielding by Day
1BFelix Mantilla31MLB2b-ss14--100318104.9907.360.00---7718.28.6Fielding by Day
1BBob Aspromonte28MLB3b2--50116.8332.500.00---1521.31.2Fielding by Day
1BRusty Staub22MLBof-1b1--220141.0004.000.00---1530.70.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BJoe Morgan22MLB2b117--2563162161593.9654.890.00---12295.972.2Fielding by Day
2BBob Lillis36MLBss-2b35--7065715142.9513.860.00---6851.521.6Fielding by Day
2BFelix Mantilla31MLB2b-ss9--61302191.0002.110.00---7711.75.6Fielding by Day
2BRon Brand26MLBc9--15231539.9744.220.00---5616.15.6Fielding by Day
2BGene Freese32MLB3b3--270091.0003.000.00---2114.31.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BBob Aspromonte28MLB3b149--1492611618426.9622.750.00---15298.092.0Fielding by Day
3BFelix Mantilla31MLB2b-ss14--15303148.9383.210.00---7718.28.6Fielding by Day
3BBob Lillis36MLBss-2b6--330161.0001.000.00---688.83.7Fielding by Day
3BGene Freese32MLB3b4--483015.8003.000.00---2119.02.5Fielding by Day
3BNorm Miller20MLBof2--34128.8753.500.00---1118.21.2Fielding by Day
3BRon Brand26MLBc1--000000.000.00---561.80.6Fielding by Day
3BJulio Gotay27MLB2b1--110021.0002.000.00---425.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSSonny Jackson21MLBof-ss150--2704493773756.9514.790.00---150100.092.6Fielding by Day
SSBob Lillis36MLBss-2b18--26413870.9573.720.00---6826.511.1Fielding by Day
SSBob Aspromonte28MLB3b2--03104.7501.500.00---1521.31.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFRusty Staub22MLBof-1b148--28913122314.9622.040.00---15396.791.4Fielding by Day
OFJimmy Wynn24MLBof104--259664271.9782.550.00---10599.064.2Fielding by Day
OFLee Maye31MLBof97--145480157.9491.540.00---11584.359.9Fielding by Day
OFDave Nicholson26MLBof90--1391150155.9681.670.00---10090.055.6Fielding by Day
OFRon Davis24MLBof48--98921109.9822.230.00---48100.029.6Fielding by Day
OFAaron Pointer24MLBof11--13301161.0001.450.00---11100.06.8Fielding by Day
OFNorm Miller20MLBof8--12000121.0001.500.00---1172.74.9Fielding by Day
OFBrock Davis22MLBof7--15000151.0002.140.00---1070.04.3Fielding by Day
OFRon Brand26MLBc3--300031.0001.000.00---565.41.9Fielding by Day
OFJoe Gaines29MLBof3--10102.5000.330.00---1127.31.9Fielding by Day
OFFelix Mantilla31MLB2b-ss1--300031.0003.000.00---771.30.6Fielding by Day
OFGene Freese32MLB3b1--200021.0002.000.00---214.80.6Fielding by Day
OFGreg Sims20MLBof1--10102.5001.000.00---714.30.6Fielding by Day

1966 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Jim BusbyThird Base Coach1927-01-08 39Kenedy,Texas MLB1950-19621950-1962   OF
Nellie FoxAssistant Coach1927-12-25 38St. Thomas,Pennsylvania MLB1947-19651947-1965   2B
Grady HattonManager1922-10-07 43Beaumont,Texas MLB1946-19601946-1960   3B
Al HeistAssistant Coach1927-10-05 38Brooklyn,New York MLB1960-19621960-1962
1949-   UDFA-SLA
OF
Gordon JonesPitching Coach1930-04-02 36Portland,Oregon MLB1954-19651954-1965   P
Wally LaskowskiScout -- --   SCOUT
Tal SmithGeneral Manager1933-09-27 32Framingham,Massachusetts --   EXEC